David Dietz

David Dietz

Head of Zurich North America Life
Zurich North America

Skills and experience

David Dietz is Head of Life in North America and is responsible for the direction, management and performance of the Life business in the U.S. He also manages the performance of the Zurich Life legacy block in the U.S. Prior to his most recent appointment, he served as the CEO of Global Life North America, responsible for Zurich Life and Farmers Life business in the U.S. He joined Zurich in 2009 and moved to his current role in July 2016. Before joining Zurich, Dietz served as President and CEO of the AIG’s Life Wealth Management Group and as President and CEO of United States Life Insurance Company. His prior appointments include CEO of Prudential Select Life Insurance Company, President of First Financial Resources Inc., and Senior Executive Vice President of Integrated Resources Life Companies. He began his career as an advanced underwriting attorney for Mutual of New York.

External appointments

Dietz is a member of the Association for Advanced Life Underwriting. He has also served on the Board of Directors of the General Agents and Managers Association of New York.

Educational background

Dietz received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Queens College and his Juris Doctorate from Brooklyn Law School. Dietz is a member of the New York State Bar and the American Bar Association.